National Partners

Block the Blaze's mission to eliminate skin cancer for future generations through education, prevention, and awareness. Our partners are helping us take this message national and, with their support, we are growing exponentially across the United States.

California Surf Lifesaving Association

John Wayne Cancer Foundation’s Block the Blaze program is the official partner of the California Surf Lifesaving Association (CSLSA) to provide skin cancer education to CA junior lifeguards. JWCF educated over 24,000 California junior lifeguards in summer 2015. We will continue this partnership with CSLSA in 2016. Learn more about Block the Blaze here.

USA Swimming Foundation

Block the Blaze has recently become an official charitable partner of the USA Swimming Foundation. Block the Blaze will be educating California Make A Splash youth starting Spring 2016. Together, USA Swimming Foundation and Block the Blaze will embark on a nationwide educational campaign that spreads the life saving messages of water and sun safety. Block the Blaze will also be an exhibitor at the Aqua Zone during the 2016 Olympic Trials!

To read official press release click here.

Cause Partners


Block the Blaze is a leader in youth skin cancer education and prevention, and Zinka is the original action sports sunscreen company; collaboration seems fitting as both companies are trying to end skin cancer!  Zinka will generously donate 10% of net proceeds of the Zinka Orange Nosecoat to the John Wayne Cancer Foundation.  Thank you, Zinka!


Positive Coaching Alliance

Positive Coaching Alliance is implementing Block the Blaze information online to help educate athletes who are often in the sun!